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May 08 2013
By: comrade314 First Son 7 posts
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My ps3 keeps shutting down.

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First, my ps3 will turn on, the green light comes on but nothing shows on the screen. After about 20 seconds, the ps3 shuts down, there is not red light, i need to press the button in order for the red light to show. I press the button again and the cycle continues.

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Re: My ps3 keeps shutting down.

May 8, 2013

does the light change yellow when shutting down?

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Re: My ps3 keeps shutting down.

May 8, 2013

No, nothing shows. It goes black

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Re: My ps3 keeps shutting down.

May 8, 2013

the light goes from solid green to just off?

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May 8, 2013

Correct, and then i press the button again and the light turns red

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Re: My ps3 keeps shutting down.

May 8, 2013

could be the outlet can you try in another one?

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May 8, 2013

I have tried that, that was my first thought but the fact that nothing shows on the screen when the green light is on makes me think it isn't a power issue. 

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ya hard to say, I think ive read hardware issues give the yellow light

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May 8, 2013

Well any information would be appreciated

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